Transportation

Allegiant will resume flights from Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles

CEDAR RAPIDS — Travelers will be able to fly nonstop between Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles beginning Wednesday, June 3, when Allegiant Air res ... »

Uber is winning over Americans’ expense accounts

Worry about its impact on jobs, or quibble with its tactics, but give Uber this: The ride-hailing startup is taking over transportation within citi ... »

Allegiant travel normal after threat of pilot strike

With one notable exception, travel on Allegiant Air was uneventful Thursday at The Eastern Iowa Airport after a judge’s temporary restrainin ... »

School districts exploring propane as eco-friendly bus option

With emission standards and budgets tightening, more school districts are shifting from diesels to what they call cleaner, greener, and cheaper pro ... »

CRST Expedited raises pay for drivers

Drivers for CRST Expedited in Cedar Rapids began receiving a pay raise in mid-January, the second boost in 15 months, as the company and the trucki ... »

Iowa State researchers study heated pavement as possible solution to flight delays

Tuesday’s slick conditions with delays to flights, schools and travel provide an ideal backdrop to daydream about a world where ice didn ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport adding boarding bridge

CEDAR RAPIDS — The addition of an aircraft boarding bridge to the lower concourse at The Eastern Iowa Airport should be welcome by travelers ... »

Insurance debate may follow Uber euphoria in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Euphoria among city officials here at the arrival on Thursday of Uber’s trendy, taxi-like service may yet need to endu ... »

Rail vital part of the transportation system in Iowa

BUTLER COUNTY — Snow drifts, frigid temperatures and cutting winds hardly slowed a Carhartt-clad Dave Reed of Iowa Northern Railway on Monda ... »

DOT tells city to return $1.025 million on stalled projects

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Department of Transportation has told the city to return $1.025 million in state traffic-safety funds for three city ... »

Takata subject of U.S. criminal probe

NEW YORK — Japan’s Takata Corp. is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation over defective car air bags that have been linked to ... »

Security breach affects Cedar Rapids airport parking

CEDAR RAPIDS — Eastern Iowa Airport officials announced Tuesday there was a security breach involving credit and debit card information coll ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport director search on track

CEDAR RAPIDS — A new director for The Eastern Iowa Airport is expected to be announced the middle of next month.

Josh Schamberger, cha ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport posts 10th record passenger month

The Eastern Iowa Airport reported its 10th straight record passenger month in September, despite canceled flights to and from Chicago's O'Hare Inte ... »

Iowa leaving $53 million for Amtrak service sitting on the track

WASHINGTON — Right now, you would need $75 minimum and at least nine hours of travel time to get from Chicago to Omaha aboard an Amtrak trai ... »